[rfc-dist] RFC 4336 on Problem Statement for the Datagram Congestion Control Protocol (DCCP)

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        RFC 4336

        Title:      Problem Statement for the Datagram 
                    Congestion Control Protocol (DCCP) 
        Author:     S. Floyd,  M. Handley, 
                    E. Kohler
        Status:     Informational
        Date:       March 2006
        Mailbox:    floyd at icir.org, 
                    M.Handley at cs.ucl.ac.uk, 
                    kohler at cs.ucla.edu
        Pages:      22
        Characters: 53585
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:   None

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-dccp-problem-03.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc4336.txt

This document describes for the historical record the
motivation behind the Datagram Congestion Control
Protocol (DCCP), an unreliable transport protocol incorporating
end-to-end congestion control.  DCCP implements a
congestion-controlled, unreliable flow of datagrams for use by
applications such as streaming media or on-line games.  This memo provides information for the Internet community.

This document is a product of the Datagram Congestion Control Protocol
Working Group of the IETF.

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